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To equip students with the knowledge of automotive management systems, including the best practices and skills for careers in automotive management, services, repair and manufacturing.


This programme equips students with the knowledge of various automotive management systems including best practices and benchmarking for careers in automotive management, services, repair and manufacturing. It also emphasises on automotive management theory and practical applications, which are necessary for successful employment. Students are also to foster critical thinking, effective communication, problem-solving and innovative skills.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Acquire and apply fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering related to automotive management systems
  • Apply appropriate techniques, resources and manufacturing tools to automotive manufacturing activities
  • Apply the fundamental of quality management concept in producing good quality product
  • Solve related problems using appropriate technology tools in automotive manufacturing industry
  • Apply continual improvement initiatives throughout automotive manufacturing plant
  • Acquire an appreciation of professional ethics, safety, health and environment in manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills, and leadership through effective communication
  • Appreciate principles of management, business practises and entrepreneurship
  • Recognize the need for professional development and lifelong learning
Career Opportunities

Technical and supervisory positions as Assistant Engineer, Assistance Executive, Supervisor, Total Production Maintenance/HICOM Management Systems (TPM/HMS) Coordinator, Technician, and Laboratory Assistance.

Entry Requirements

New Entry Requirement:

Pass SPM or equivalent with at least three (3) credits in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;
  • One (1) relevant science/ technical/ vocational subject; and
  • Any other subject
  • Pass in English


Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a pass in Mathematics, English and one (1) relevant science / technical / vocational subject at the SPM level;


Recognised Certificate in Engineering / Engineering Technology or its equivalent;


Recognised related Vocational and Technical / Skills Certificate or its equivalent with one (1) year of relevant work experience or a minimum of one (1) semester of a bridging programme;


Pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least a B grade in three subject;


Other qualification that is approved by the University’s Senate.


Lulus Sijil Vokasional dan Teknikal / Kemahiran yang setara dengan tahap 3 MQF dengan mendapat PNGK 2.00 dan 1 tahun pengalaman dalam bidang berkaitan atau 1 semester program pengukuhan


For International students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent. If a student does not meet this requirement, HEPs shall offer an English proficiency courses to ensure that the student’s proficiency is sufficient to meet the needs of the programme. This is normally shall be conducted through an assessment process.

Reference: Programme Standard for Engineering and Engineering Technology, page 18
Terms and conditions apply

Study Pathway
Students will be able to further their study at
DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia (DHU)
a. Bachelor Degree in Industrial Technology Management (Collaboration with University Malaysia Pahang)
b. Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Marketing Management in collaboration with Multimedia University
c. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Automotive Service Technology) with Honours
d. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Industrial Design) with HonoursLocal University
a. Any Public University that offers related courses
b. Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
c. University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
d. Management Science University (MSU)
e. Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Duration 2½ years
Local RM36,500
International RM44,900

Programme Overview

(9 credit hours)
Pengajian Malaysia
Kemahiran Berfikir & Membuat Keputusan/ Pengurusan Masa
Etika & Moral/ Perkembangan Sains & Peradaban Manusia/ Perlembagaan & Masyarakat 2/ Isu-isu kekeluargaan

(6 credit hours)
Introductory English
Technical Communication 1
Technical Communication 2

(31 credit hours)
Computer Application
Safety, Health And Environment
Introduction To Quality Management System
Emerging Issues And Technology In Automotive Industry
Fundamental Of Automotive Technology
Introduction To Electrical And Electronics
Material Science
Statics & Dynamics
Quality Core Tools
Visual Management

(42 credit hours)
Principles of Production Systems
Autonomous Maintenance
Project Management
Work Measurement
Value Stream Mapping
Engineering Drawing
Tools Change Management
Operation Maintenance
Mistake Proofing and Analysis
Research Project
Continual Improvement
Introduction To Strategic Management
Fundamental of Costing
Introduction Of Operation Management

(4 credit hours)
Internship Programme